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New CIA official to determine source use

September 18, 2007

September 18, 2007  

The new head of the CIA’s clandestine service — the part of the agency that recruits spies — will have a larger say in the way that domestic law-enforcement agencies use human sources, such as informants.

Michael Sulick, the new director of the National Clandestine Service, who will take full control in October, is in charge of setting standards and practices for the recruitment and vetting of human sources for all the U.S. intelligence agencies.

The changes came in response to the recommendations of the president’s commission on prewar intelligence about Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction.

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